Welcome to Devine & Co
Devine & Co (formerly Ahern & Co.) is a long established firm of Chartered Accountants, Auditors and Tax Advisors based in Boyle, County Roscommon. We have a broad client base and we provide services to clients all over Ireland.
We take a genuine interest in our clients businesses, understanding their goals and helping them avail of any potential opportunities, minimise risk, while satisfying all legal and Revenue obligations. We believe in developing strong relationships with our clients and we aim to meet their needs in a responsive, effective and efficient manner. As a start to building a business relationship we have set out “Who are We”, so that you can get to know us and see how we have built our clients’ trust, and “Who are You” to help identify the areas we can help you with.
Price of Dublin semi-D surging again at same...March 27, 2017
The price of an average semi-detached house in parts of Dublin is inflating as fast as in the boom years and the period immediately before the Central Bank introduced its lending restrictions two-and-a-half years ago. Prices in North County and South County Dublin both increased by 5.6pc in the three months since December, while Dublin […]Read More...
Public sector pay ‘outstrips private...March 27, 2017
Public sector workers get paid 40pc more on average than their private sector counterparts, a report claims. By contrast, in the UK public sector pay is almost on a par with the private sector, with Ireland’s public/private pay gap high by European standards, the paper states. The study by Davy Stockbrokers argues that any future […]Read More...
The UK triggering Article 50 will soon be...March 27, 2017
On Wednesday, the UK prime minister is scheduled to ’trigger’ Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union to announce to the 27 other EU member states that the UK intends to leave the union. It will be no surprise. On June 23 last a majority of voters in the UK and Gibraltar voted in […]Read More...
Ireland joins China-led Asian bank in bid to...March 24, 2017
Ireland’s application for membership of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has been formally approved. Ireland is one of 13 applicants to the new Beijing-based international financial institution whose membership was approved yesterday. It is the first time the AIIB has welcomed new members since it inception, the multilateral financial institution said. The approved […]Read More...
Banks grab €233bn in free ECB loans as...March 24, 2017
Euro-area lenders took €233.5bn in free long-term loans from the European Central Bank as they prepare for the potential end of extraordinary stimulus. The take-up in the last of the ECB’s Targeted Longer-Term Refinancing Operations (TLTROs) – four-year loans at a rate that starts at zero and could go lower – compares with a median […]Read More...
Sterling boost as UK retail sales surge...March 24, 2017
The pound jumped yesterday after retail sales in the United Kingdom beat expectations, despite rising inflation. It comes just days after it was announced that inflation in the UK crashed through the Bank of England’s 2pc target last month, pushed up by rising food and fuel prices. Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) […]Read More...
C&AG will no longer be Nama’s sole...March 23, 2017
The State’s Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) will no longer be sole auditor of Nama’s group entities, with the bad bank now drafting in a firm to undertake statutory audit work for the next three years, when the agency expects to be wound up. The C&AG has previously defended its role as Nama’s only auditor […]Read More...
PTSB set to lure suitors with toxic loanMarch 23, 2017
Permanent TSB will finalise a clean-up strategy for its problems loans, including mortgages, by mid-year, the Irish Independent has learned, in a move designed to end investor uncertainty about the mounting regulatory pressures facing the lender. Global distressed-debt funds are circling the troubled residential mortgage portfolio of State-backed Permanent TSB, amid intensifying expectations the recovering […]Read More...